VANCOUVER, BC — First Hydrogen Corp. (“FIRST HYDROGEN” or the “Company”) (TSXV:FHYD) (OTC:FHYDF) (FSE:FIT) is pleased to announce the appointment of Robert Campbell as non-executive director of First Hydrogen UK Limited, the Company’s wholly owned subsidiary. Mr. Campbell is currently Senior Vice-President and Chief Commercial Officer at Ballard Power Systems (“Ballard”) since 2017. His responsibilities include global business development, sales, marketing, product line management and after-sales service activities in Ballard’s key Power Products markets of Heavy-Duty Motive, Material Handling and Stationary Power.
Mr. Campbell brings extensive global business development expertise to the Company. His deep knowledge of high-growth markets and engineering-based capital equipment sales to sophisticated customers, will help guide First Hydrogen to target potential markets and sales as the Company constructs its two hydrogen-fuel-cell powered demonstrator light commercial vehicles (“LCV”) with AVL Powertrain and Ballard Power Systems and develops its hydrogen refueling stations with consultants FEV Group. Prior to joining Ballard, Mr. Campbell experience included: President and CEO of SoloPower Systems Inc., senior VP of Business Development at Energy Conversion Devices and Solar Integrated Technologies, executive VP of Sales and Marketing at Hydrogenics, and senior leadership roles at several construction and power generation companies.
Mr. Campbell earned a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering at Queen’s University and an MBA in Finance and Marketing at York University’s Schulich School of Business. He is a licensed Professional Engineer with the Professional Engineers Association of Ontario and holds the ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors.
About First Hydrogen Corp.
First Hydrogen Corp. is a Vancouver and London UK based company focused on zero-emission vehicles and supercritical carbon dioxide extractor systems. The company is designing and developing a hydrogen-fuel-cell-powered light commercial demonstrator vehicle under two agreements with AVL Powertrain and Ballard Power Systems Inc. The LCV will have a range of 500+ kilometres. First Hydrogen is developing refueling capability working with FEV Consulting GmbH, the internal automotive consultancy of FEV Group of Aachen Germany.
SOURCE: First Hydrogen Corp.